of April 22, 2004
The Aviation program will host a Flight Fair this Saturday, April 24,
with a rain date of April 25. You can take a ride in one of the college's
aircraft for only five cents per pound, with a maximum price of $15
and a minimum of $7 per person. Your weight is kept secret. Plane rides
benefit the Flight Team, which competes against four-year colleges in
a test of skills at the National Intercollegiate Flying Association
regional and annual meet.
For more information
call Jerry Kuhl at 530-1272 or email email@example.com.
Prof to Lecture April 28
Dr. Francois Morel, professor of Geosciences at Princeton University
and Director of the Princeton Environmental Institute, will discuss
"Marine Microorganisms and Global Survival" on Wednesday,
April 28 at noon. The program takes place in the Communications Building,
Room 109. More
Department Announces Spring Concerts
May 12: The MCCC Chorus conducted by Dr. Marjorie Herman, 7:30 p.m.
at Kelsey Theater.
Thursday, May 13: The MCCC Jazz Band directed by Professor James Kelly,
8 p.m. at Kelsey Theater.
14: Mercer County Coummunity Band conducted by Dr. Louis Woodruff, 8
p.m. at Kelsey Theater.
All concerts are
free and open to the public. For more information call 609-586-4800
Gallery Highlights Talented Students
The "Visual Arts Student Show 2004" will feature the work
of talented Mercer art students of all ages at The Gallery from April
26 through May 14. A free opening reception will be held on Wednesday,
April 28, from 5 to 7:30 p.m. The show includes more than 180 works
of fine and graphic arts.
Posters and postcards
advertising the show were designed through a competition in the college’s
advanced Advertising Design classes taught by Francis Paixao and Tina
LaPlaca. Heather Thomann created the winning design. Seven selected
poster designs will be on display as part of the exhibition. More
Administrative Assistants Honored
The college honored its administrative assistants at a festive luncheon
on April 21. The goal of the enthusiastic committee, led by Vanessa
Wilson, "was to show the college's recognition and support for
the excellent work of our staff members," Wilson said. The speaker
for the event was Phil Bruschi of Mind Aerobics, who discussed "eight
great ways to maximize your mind."
elegant buffet luncheon included shrimp cocktail, fruit, fish, chicken
and a dessert bar. As always, Jackie Dunn, Bill Downs and Filomena Vasta
did a great job. The 80 attendees received gift bags that included a
star paperweight with the monogram "Ambassadors of Excellence"
and the MCCC logo. Each received a long-stemmed rose. Decorations were
done in pastel colors and gold, accented with flowers.
Marie Mendez, now
president of the group's federation, said, "It was fantastic. It's
nice to be appreciated. I say thank you to the administration for doing
this for us." Long-time
staff member Barbara Owens said, "I've been here for 20 years and
I have to say it was the best. The committee did a beautiful job and
worked very hard."
The Public Information office is looking for outstanding students who
will be graduating in May. Each year we focus on top graduates to give
them and the college some much-deserved publicity. We especially want
to hear about students who are unusual in some way, not just those with
good grades. We also want to select students from the various Mercer
County municipalities so we can utilize local papers.
Please tell us about the outstanding students in your department. Email
firstname.lastname@example.org or call ext. 3736.
More on the Math Award
for Arthur Schwartz
Professor Arthur Schwartz accepted
the Mathematical Association of America's
"Distinguished Teaching Award" on March 27. More
Outing Set for June 15
The MCCC Golf Outing, set for June 15, will be held at Mercer Oaks again
this year. Corporate sponsors are needed. For more information call
Bill Mate at ext. 3601. More
Speaks/ MCCC Student Awarded
Dr. Diane Campbell, dean for Student and Academic Services, was a speaker
at the Latina Women’s Council's "Women’s Month Celebration"
held April 3 at the Hightstown Ramada Inn. Campbell spoke about Women
and Education, along with
Diane Gerofsky, Mercer County Surrogate, who spoke about Women in
Politics, and Dr. Valarie Brooks-Klein, who spoke on Women
and Stress. County Executive Brian Hughes gave awards to several
Latina women leaders. Among them was Mercer student Nilda Garcia, the
Vice Chair of the Council and recent Phi Theta Kappa inductee, who was
recognized for leadership and academic performance.
Drama Students to Perform "The Grapes of Wrath"
"The Grapes of Wrath," John Steinbeck's great American classic,
will be performed by actors from the MCCC Drama Program. This moving
stage adaptation was produced for Broadway by Frank Galati and uses
original music, along with memorable songs by Woody Guthrie, to paint
a broad historical context for the story. Dates and show times are:
Friday and Saturday, May 7 and 8 at 8 p.m., and Sunday, May 9 at 2 p.m.
and His Steam Shovel" at Kelsey
Mike Mulligan and his beloved steam shovel, Mary Anne, could once accomplish
any task. But more modern shovels are threatening to replace them. Can
Mike and Mary Anne complete their toughest job ever on time? Find out
as TheatreworksUSA presents "Mike Mulligan and His Steam Shovel"
at Mercer's Kelsey Theatre on Saturday, May 15 at 2 and 4 p.m. More
Needed for Homeless Animals
Patti Dunleavy of Accounting asks for help for the Friends of the Hamilton
Animal Shelter. A fundraising breakfast will be held April 25 at the
Whitehorse Fire House from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Proceeds will be used for
spaying and neutering homeless animals. Contact Brenda at email@example.com
or call 585-7151.
Also, a "Spare the Strays" bowl-a-thon is set for June 5.
If you would like to bowl or sponsor Dunleavy as a bowler, contact firstname.lastname@example.org
or call ext. 3285. Donations are tax deductible.
Crack Found on Mayor's Daughter
Something Went Wrong in Jet Crash, Expert Says
Police Begin Campaign to Run Down Jaywalkers
Panda Mating Fails; Veterinarian Takes Over
Teacher Strikes Idle Kids
Miners Refuse to Work after Death
Juvenile Court to Try Shooting Defendant
War Dims Hope for Peace
If Strike Isn't Settled Quickly, It May Last Awhile
Cold Wave Linked to Temperatures
Enfield (London) Couple Slain; Police Suspect Homicide
Red Tape Holds Up New Bridges
Man Struck By Lightning Faces Battery Charge
New Study of Obesity Looks for Larger Test Group
Astronaut Takes Blame for Gas in Spacecraft
Kids Make Nutritious Snacks
Chef Throws His Heart into Helping Feed Needy
Local High School Dropouts Cut in Half
Hospitals are Sued by 7 Foot Doctors
Set for Retirees
The MCCC Retirees will meet for lunch on May 19, 1 p.m. at Sunny Gardens.
Please call Helen Marie Dolton by the 17th to make your reservation
MCCC E-Bulletin is published by the Public
Information office. Please
contact Saveria Symons or Wendy Humphrey with news about upcoming events,
staff members, you and your part of the college (email@example.com or
firstname.lastname@example.org or call ext. 3736 or 3729).
to MCCC's Current News at What's New
Go to previous e-bulletins
Return to Home Page